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in afghanistan, fighting, side by side, against the taliban. >> i had a brother here to fight for me. and i was thinking that i could make it. >> reporter: for zelar, it was a fight for shinwary's life. he became a marked man after the two were caught in a taliban ambush in eastern afghanistan. >> we saw their first truck was blown up by ied. and i saw that he was away from the other unit. and they kept shooting against the it taliban. >> reporter: zelar said that's when shinwary shot and killed two insurgents sneaking up behind him. >> he saved my life. >> and you saved my life. >> wow. we're even. >> he said he became like a brother to him, all of those years ago on the front line. >> he told me that one day he will bring me home. and the united states is my home. >> reporter: by all accounts, afghans who serve alongside u.s. forces, those like shinwary, would kill unsergents -- insurgents to save americans are under dire retribution. >> when i was in afghanistan, a huge part of my life, i thought i would get killed. >> afghans andafghans and iraqis followed alongside u.s. forces. but the
wanted men in the world the leader of the taliban in pakistan, a $5 million bounty on his head, now dead. killed by a u.s. drone. his young looks in stark contrast to his crimes. the alleged master mind to that grisly plot portrayed in the movie zero dark thirty. u.s. officials simply saying, we got him. chief investigative correspondent brian ross tonight. >> reporter: for the cia getting hakimullah mehsud was personal. he was considered a master mind in the attack that killed seven cia officers and an afghan outpost in 2009 as portrayed in the movie zero dark thirty. mehsud gloated over the cia deaths and released a video he made with the suicide bomber used in the attack. >> this was an important strike. it kills the leader of an organization, that is a major threat to the united states. but he will be replaced. >> reporter: only in his mid30s, it was mehsud who led the pakistan taliban to expand its reach to america. the foiled bombing in new york's times square in 2010 was organized by mehsud. the bomber, faisal shahzad of connecticut trained with mehsud in pakistan and appeared in
by an american drone in pakistan. hakimullah mesud is head of the pakistani taliban and margaret brennan has more. >> reporter: sources say mesud was killed in northwest pakistan where he lead the pakistani taliban for the last four years and gave haven to al qaeda leaders. believed to be in his mid- thirties mesud was considered one of the most wanted terrorists in the world. the u.s. government had a $5 million bounty on his head. he claimed responsibility for the failed times square bombing in 2010, and was indicted for the 2009 suicide bombing of a cia outpost in afghanistan that killed 7 americans. in a bbc interview last month mesud said he would continue to target americans. just last week the pakistani prime minister publicly asked president obama to end all u.s. drone strikes. but scott, they clearly remain a very useful counterterror tool. >> pelley: margaret, thanks very much. jeffrey zients is the man overseeing the repair of the federal government's health insurance web site. he said today they are quote on track, end quote, to have it done by the end of the month. our sharyl attkiss
in the letter stating he wanted to instill fear into their traitorous minds. >> the pakistani taliban buried their leader. hakimullah mehsud was killed in a u.s. drone strike on friday. his supporters vow a wave of revenge suicide bombings. pakistan says the strike stalled peace talks with the taliban. >> the website used to enrol president obama's heath care program will be down for maintenance. healthcare.gov will be offline from now until sunday morning at 9 eastern. people can sign up for insurance over the phone. >> those are the headlines. "america tonight" is up next. you can always find us online at aljazeera.com. have a good night. ♪ >> got evening i'm joie chen welcome to "america tonight sex th" theweekend edition. we have did h dedicated our attn to sexual assault on campus. there is the repeated belief that campus rape is often the miscommunications and allegations that result to murky he said she said. ttonight we have us visit oxidel campus in california. for some reason it's impossible for law enforcement and school officals to adjudicate. >> rape is rape, not misunderstand
with the taliban. that comes in response to a drone attack that killed a leader of pakistan's taliban. the government's troubled health insurance web site goes back online this morning after parts of it were taken down for an overhaul. the administration says it will have the web site fully repaired by the end of this month. red sox nation was out in force yesterday as thousands lined the streets of boston to honor baseball's world series champions. the victory parade paused at the finish line of the boston marathon as a tribute to victims of the bombings last april. >> the old marathon today is being run with extra security precautions. now the weather. sunny but cooler temperatures in the east today. balmy over much of the nation's midsection, but rain is likely in the pacific northwest with snow in the mountain elevations. the week ahead, the sunshine will continue for the east with a slight chance of rain. rain is in the forecast to the northwest as well, the southwest remains stubbornly sunny. >> >> reporter: ahead mysteries of the tango. >> but first, vo: "wrong" "too extreme" "
this vote annually for years. >> afghan officials will travel to pakistan to meet with the taliban's former second in command. the break through came in a summit in london with leaders of pakistan, afghanistan and u.k. mululudar was arrested three years ago in pakistan. he was freed last month, but is reportedly under house arrest. >> four french hostages are free after three years of captivity. they were kidnapped by al-qaeda while working at a french nuclear company. the french defense minister said they did not pay ransom for launch a military assault. it is still unclear by the men were reds. the french government is welcoming them home. >> peace talks are back on the table between israel and palestinian leaders. the second of four groups of prisoners have been released by israel. aljazeera was there for the emotional day. >> the celebrations started early. family and friends gathered outside the presidential headquarters to await their return. >> i'm thrilled. the world is too small for my joy. i'm finally going to hug my son. >> in the moment they've all waited for, the former prisone
of trying to sabotage its peace talks with the taliban. that comes in response to a drone attack that killed a leader of pakistan's taliban. the government's troubled health insurance web site goes back online this morning after parts of it were taken down for an overhaul. the administration says it will have the web site fully repaired by the end of this month. red sox nation was out in force yesterday as thousands lined the streets of boston to honor baseball's world series champions. the victory parade paused at the finish line of the boston marathon as a tribute to victims of the bombings last april. >> the old marathon today is being run with extra security precautions. now the weather. sunny but cooler temperatures in the east today. balmy over much of the nation's midsection, but rain is likely in the pacific northwest with snow in the mountain elevations. the week ahead, the sunshine will continue for the east with a slight chance of rain. rain is in the forecast to the northwest as well, the southwest remains stubbornly sunny. >> >> reporter: ahead mysteries of the tango. pepper jac
who was targeted by the taliban after he saved an american soldier's life? he is finally in the united states. he arrived at reagan national airport after a 36-hour trip out of afghanistan. he charged into enemy fire to help dakota myer rescue an fighter. he was finally granted a visa last month and now he'll live in the united states with his wife and two children. and they say they're so grateful to have their kids go to american schools. they've been hiding in afghanistan for the past couple months. >> he just made it in under the deadline. >> that's right. >> heather is dressed in red. somebody else has red today. i wonder why. >> that's right. since 1918, the boston red sox have taken home the world series at home for the first time in almost 100 years. >> so you saw the elation for the first time they won in 100 years and then they won again a couple years later. compare this, elisabeth, for you personally, to the other two years. >> you know what's fantastic about this? boss continue had a rough year. since the marathon on patriot's day, certainly a city that suffered and the na
came one day before planned peace talks before pakistan and the taliban. >> the government of pakistan does not see this drone attack as an attack on an individual but as an attack on the peace process. >> now pakistan is summoning the u.s. ambassador to explain the strike. >>> it's a treatment for autism that is just out of this world. nasa astronauts use specific techniques to help readd just to gra -- readjust to gravity. the same methods may work on those children as well too. kids at a kentucky research center are using the nasa machines to strengthen the inner ear. the parents say it is working. >> and as this part of the brain is strengthened, the whole processing ability of the brain and the body becomes actualized. >> it's amazing to see the growth in what he's willing to do. >> the center also works with kids who have add to help them focus as well. >>> so we were talking about this a little earlier. if you're asked to give a toast, how do you make sure it does not end up like this? ♪ keep smiling, keeping shining ♪ ♪ knowing you can always count on me ♪ >> the expert
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)